The Stars and Stripes – London 1944 01 27 (PDF)


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Vol. 4 No. 73 Thursday, Jan. 27, 1944
Articles’ Headlines: … Allies 12 Miles Inland, Resistance Grows – Big Battle Expected As Foe Moves North; Cassino Evacuated – Powerful Air Armadas Hammer German Supply Routes to Bridgehead; Nazis Weaken on 5th Southern Front ….. Soldier Vote Bill ‘Fraud’-FDR – Asks Action On Uniform Single Ballot – Says Proposal That States Run Absentee Balloting Is ‘Meaningless’ ….. Chutists, Glider Troops Here Training Hard for Invasion / By Phillip H. Bucknell ….. Nazis Face New Peril As Fort In North Falls – Foe’s Last Escape Route To West Now Severed; Reds Gain in South ….. Fathers Facing Early Induction – Pre-Pearl Harbor Parents Needed to Ease Critical Situation, Hershey Says ….. House OKs Senate Bill For $300 Discharge Pay ….. Ploesti Raider Discharged Until Old Enough to Fight ….. Russians Charge Germans Shot 11,000 Poles in Mass Execution ….. Grand Jury Indicts Former Icke’s Aide For Forgery ….. Introducing the Chief’s Lady Aides – 14 Women, 9 of Them EMs, Here After Serving in North Africa With Gen. Eisenhower ( Kay Summersby, Irish-born Londoner (top), who has been Gen. Eisenhower’s personal secretary and chauffeur for almost two years, was one of 14 female members of the General’s winning team to follow him from Africa to Britain. Four of the nine enlisted WAC secretaries, stenographers and drivers assigned to staff officers of Supreme Allied Command (above, left to right) are Sgt. Sue Sarafian,) Cpl. Pearlie M. Hargrave, S/Sgt. Nana M. Rae and Sgt. Margaret G. Chick. ) / By Charles F. Kiley ….. Aussies Clear Japs from Hills Near Madang – Junction With Americans From East Due; Air Victory Over Rabaul ….. Vienna Expert (?) Says Yanks Are Poor Lovers ….. Main Problems Of Mass Output Solved Nelson – Production of Munitions At High Gear; Navy Goals to Go Up ….. New U.S. Rocket Gun Used in SW Pacific ….. Red Cross Clubs Here to Hold FDR’s Birthday Celebrations …………….. Feature Section ( Insert ) ….. U.S. and Canada Study at Leeds – North American soldiers join in family gathering to take scientific course; agree it’s good idea for future furloughs / By Richard Wilbur ….. The Bombers Go Out / Photos by Sgt. Duke Apodaca ….. A Stars and Stripes Fiction Story – A Matter of Opinion / By Lt. James F. Cooper ….. Highlights of Army Talks – British-American cooperation will be at its best in invasion from the west, says an English military correspondentĀ